Malaysia-Sin­ga­pore ties tested by boat col­li­sion

The New Indian Express - - WORLD -

A Malaysian govern­ment ves­sel has col­lided with a ship in wa­ters dis­puted by Sin­ga­pore and Malaysia, spark­ing a fresh flare-up of ten­sions on Sun­day be­tween the neigh­bours. Ten­sions be­gan ris­ing late last year when Sin­ga­pore ac­cused Malaysia of ex­tend­ing its claims to wa­ters that had long been ac­cepted as the city-state’s ter­ri­to­rial wa­ters.

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